Jolie hopes to give survivors 'the respect they deserve'

Angelina Jolie has told Good Morning Britain she hopes the sexual violence in war summit she is attending today will help give survivors "the respect they deserve".

Speaking about the Time To Act event, Jolie said: "There is a focus on simply people in communities and children knowing and understanding their rights and how to relate to each other.

"We're trying this holistic approach to sexual violence in conflict and make sure that we really address it."

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Hague and Jolie attend sexual violence in war summit

Foreign Secretary William Hague and UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie are attending the opening of a sexual violence in war summit being held in London.